Blog log from R3 of 2018: Gold Coast vs Fremantle

Lyons soccers it from the centre bounce to Ainsworth. He gathers and chips a nice pass to Day on the lead in front of Hamling. From 45 out on the flank he kicks the first! (Q1 1:22)
After the Suns turn it over coming out of defence, the Dockers patiently work the footy toward 50. Ballantyne ends with it and takes his opponent on to goal from 50! (Q1 6:38)
Fyfe crashes through to gain the contested ball on the flank and feeds it out. Matera is the spotted up with a chip to the pocket. His shot from 35 out on a tight angle misses. (Q1 8:38)
Johnson turns it over to Ainsworth with a kick inside. He puts the Suns inside 50 and Lynch and Sexton nearly fluff an easy chance, but Sexton pops it through. (Q1 11:19)
Crowden marks in the centre and receives a 50 metre penalty after Ainsworth enters the protected area. From 40 out directly in front he misses. (Q1 17:32)
The Dockers force the turnover after a kick down the line from the Suns. McCarthy then stabs a chiselling pass onto the chest of Mundy. From 40 out on the flank he goals. (Q1 19:04)
Lyons gets the centre clearance and sends it long to a pack in the hotspot. The crumb lands in the lap of Young whose snap is a behind. (Q1 20:17)
Neale gets a handball out from a stoppage in Fremantle’s attacking pocket. It comes to Sheridan who quickly puts it on the boot to goal from 30. (Q1 21:49)
Pearce puts it into the pocket with Sandilands the target. He juggles it toward goal and gathers his own crumb. His shot is wild however, and is a behind. (Q1 23:51)
Gold Coast turn it over coming out of defence with Blakely finding it on the flank. He goes inside and Neale marks in the hotspot. His set shot just misses. (Q1 25:21)
The Dockers go coast to coast with a wide open forward line. Neale soccers the loose ball toward goal and the Suns defence manages to rush it over the line. (Q1 27:17)
Cerra puts it to a Ballantyne and Harbrow contest in the hotspot but it goes to ground. It gets knocked out to a passing Crowden who gathers and puts it through. (Qtr Time)
Sexton puts a shot at goal across the face into the pocket. Langdon then sends a panicked kick into the middle of the Suns forward line where Martin marks. His set shot misses. (Q2 3:17)
Martin floats up and intercepts with a nice grab on the wing. He sends the ball to the tip of the square where Day marks strongly against Pearce. He goals from point blank. (Q2 5:46)
Fremantle are worried out of it 50 out from their defensive goal. Wilson coughs it up to Sexton who collects and puts it through from 40 out directly in front. (Q2 8:44)
Witts drops the mark in his defensive 50 and it falls to Taberner. He sends it long to the goal square where Kolodjashnij is forced over the line by Mundy. (Q2 10:00)
Freo work it by hand down the wing and then centre to McCarthy. He finds Taberner who marks on the lead in front of Thompson. From 40 out on the flank he misses. (Q2 11:25)
Fremantle rebound from defence with an open forward line ahead of them. Crowden takes advantage after a free on the wing and find Walters in the goal square. He goals. (Q2 14:58)
Matera chips one inside 50 and Walters floats in front of Kolodjashnij and Mundy to mark. His shot from 40 out in the pocket goes across the face for a behind. (Q2 16:14)
Wilson spots up Mundy on the flank and he finds the lead of Neale in front of Kolodjashnij. His kick from 40 out scrapes through for a behind. (Q2 18:26)
Day marks on the flank and shoots across the face of goal. Fortunately, Lynch gets the free for a hold against Hamling in the pocket. From tight in the pocket he snaps a behind. (Q2 21:59)
Langdon marks a tidy Ballantyne kick going back with the flight. His set shot from 30 out on the flank is a behind. (Q2 22:45)
Ballantyne loses the ball surrounded by Suns just outside his defensive 50. Weller finds it and sends a long shot on goal from 60. He misses. (Q2 25:56)
Wilson steps over the line on the kick in and Sandilands gives away a free kick for high contact in the ensuing ruck contest. Day pops it through from point blank. (Q2 26:43)
Holman marks after judging the flight better than Wilson. From the flank he sends it to the hotspot where Lyons marks. He goals. (Q2 28:59)
With the ball under dispute in the hotspot Martin throws it on the boot but it hits the woodwork. (Q3 8:22)
Kolodjashnij goes to the hotspot where Day crashes the pack. It falls to Sexton who snaps and puts it through from the pocket! (Q3 9:23)
Fyfe extracts it from the centre and Freo put it inside 50 where McCarthy receives a free for in the back against Harbrow. His set shot from 40 out is a goal. (Q3 10:06)
Lyons is put down behind play by Sandilands and Lynch receives the downfield free kick. His set shot from 45 out directly in front is a goal. (Q3 11:26)
Langdon snaps into the pocket and the ball is spoiled by Kolodjashnij. Fyfe demolishes through the contest to collect the footy but his snap is across the face for a behind. (Q3 13:37)
Fremantle run in numbers down the wing and Langdon pulls the kick to find McCarthy on the lead in front of Weller. His set shot from 50 out directly in front is a goal. (Q3 15:22)
The long kick out of Gold Coast’s defense is turned over in the middle of the ground. Walters is on the end of the chain of handballs and spots up Fyfe 40 out. He goals. (Q3 17:18)
Pearce puts a perfect kick onto the chest of Fyfe in the middle of the ground. He feeds it over the top to Walters who runs to 40 and kicks the goal. (Q3 19:37)
Freo get the centre clearance and Walters spots up McCarthy who worked hard into space. From 40 out on the flank his set shot is pushed to the right for a behind. (Q3 21:22)
Crowden sends a long bomb into the hotspot where Sandilands stands tall and marks against May. From 30 out he puts it through. (Q3 24:38)
Holman finds Lynch on the lead at half forward and he quickly swings around on the right to find Martin. From 45 out directly in front he goals. (Q3 26:23)
Lynch spoils a long ball into the Sun’s 50 with Young in perfect position to rove. He finds it and has a flying snap toward goal which doesn’t get enough bend. (Q3 29:52)
Cerra smothers Harbrows kick out of defence and receives the handball. He passes to Taberner in the pocket who is in more space than he thinks and quickly kicks through a behind. (Q4 4:28)
Fremantle run in numbers down the middle and Walters drills it to McCarthy who marks on the lead 40 out on the flank. His set shot is right through the middle. (Q4 5:43)
Fyfe gives to Walters for the centre clearance. He goes long into the pocket to Matera who marks against Rischitelli. He goes with an around the corner kick and puts it through. (Q4 6:41)
May’s kick out of defence is smothered and the ball is sent long to a Taberner-Thompson contest in the pocket. Taberner collects and dribbles through a behind. (Q4 10:43)
Lynch takes a set shot on goal but it falls short. The Dockers then try to run the ball out of defence but Ryan is caught HTB by Lyons. From 40 out he goals. (Q4 16:02)
Brayshaw catches Kolodjashnij HTB after multiple tackling efforts. His set shot from 30 out in the pocket hits the woodwork. (Q4 21:14)
Kolodjashnij is caught HTB again by Taberner this time. Brayshaw gets on the end of the handball and sends a shot at goal from 50 but it’s another behind. (Q4 23:07)
Deep in attack Fyfe receives a free kick after being held by Swallow. From 40 out on the flank he just puts it across the face. (Q4 24:27)
Hill goes long inside 50 and finds Ballantyne all on his own 40 out on the flank. His set shot is a goal. (Q4 25:26)
Ryan coughs it up in the pocket to Swallow. He gives to Weller who snaps from deep in the pocket but can only manage a behind. (Full Time)

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